Government Affairs

Printing Industries of America advocates before Congress, the White House, and federal agencies for a member-driven public policy agenda that benefits and protects America's printing and graphic communications industry. Printing Industries of America also seeks to raise the industry's political visibility on Capitol Hill through grassroots advocacy, an annual legislative fly-in event, and PrintPAC, the only political action committee dedicated solely to representing the political interests of the printing and graphic communications industry. Through Government Affairs, Printing Industries of America keeps its membership abreast of key legislative and political developments affecting the industry. Government Affairs is focused on issues related to advertising and postal policy, tax policy, a smarter regulatory environment, labor and employee benefits policy, and advocating paper options in communications. Printing Industries of America devotes its legislative and political capital to achieve success in these key areas.

Questions? Contact Lisbeth Lyons, Printing Industries of America, Vice President of Government Affairs at 202-730-7975 or llyons [at]

Legislative Advocacy Toolkit

Learn more about the print and packaging industry's advocacy agenda and be alerted to important legislation and key votes. Printing Industries of American makes it easy for you, your employees, customers and stakeholders to stay abreast of hot topics and to facilitate grassroots communications with lawmakers at the federal and state level.

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Print & Packaging Legislative Summit

This signature government affairs event brings printers, packagers, suppliers and allied interests together for a powerful program of public policy and political education, issue advocacy, interaction with Members of Congress, and networking events on Capitol Hill. Recommended attendees are Presidents/CEOs and other C-Suite executives with responsibility for environmental/health and safety, human resources, legal, postal, tax, technology and/or sales. The highlights of the legislative summit are in-person industry lobbying meetings on Capitol Hill that allow you to take your company's story directly to decision-makers in Congress.

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PrintPAC, the official political action committee of Printing Industries of America, is the industry's most important means of championing pro-print, pro-business lawmakers who demonstrate a willingness to stand up for the industry when debating issues impacting printing and graphic communications companies. PIA members unite through PrintPAC to support federal candidates willing to defend and advance a pro-print, pro-business agenda in Washington, DC. PrintPAC resources are dedicated to supporting federal campaigns and elections and also to building and maintaining solid political relationships with lawmakers. PrintPAC serves as a way to continually educate political candidates about print's place in the communications marketplace and manufacturing economy.

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